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Family Community Resource Centers

Illinois uses a mix of federal and state programs to support people with developmental disabilities. These funding sources provide the core financial support for basic physical needs. Social Security is provided to eligible recipients for living expenses. Health care for adults with developmental disabilities comes in the form of Medicaid and/or Medicare. Family Community Resource Centers provide the link to many of these services in Illinois including:

To find your local Family Community Resource Center, click on:

  1. Search for Advocacy/Services Providers in the blue box on the left
  2. Service Type: Government Programs
  3. Service Sub-Type: Government Programs
  4. Services Provided: Illinois DHS – Family Community Resource Center
  5. County: Your County

Children’s Services
Children’s Services – Main Page
Social Security
Medicaid – Where to Apply
DHS – Division of Developmental Disabilities
Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS)
Family Community Resource Centers – The “one-stop” center for cash and medical assistance, food stamps, and job services
Advocacy Toolbox – Main Page